Alerting the user with notification windows


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Alerting the user with notification windows

SilverLight supports several ways to show a dialog to the user. In the lynda.com Silverlight 3 Essential Training series I show how to create a pop-up window and how to work with dialogs. Today I want to show you the new Notification feature in Silverlight 4. It's important to know, however, that notification window can only be used in an out-of-browser application. A Notification is a window that animates into view, usually in the lower right-hand corner of your Windows desktop. It is customizable with your own UI.

As you can see, I'm inside Visual Studio and I have opened a project called AddNotificationWindow. In the code behind for this window, which I can see by pressing F7, I've created a timer using the DispatcherTimer, which is a thread-safe timer for Silverlight. And in the timer I am firing this code down here in the timer_Tick procedure. So what I do in here is I check first to see if I'm running out of browser because remember, I can only do notification windows...

Alerting the user with notification windows
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Alerting the user with notification windows provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Walt Ritscher as part of the Silverlight 5 Essential Training

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